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Gyros King

1021 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515-2802
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Ranked #89 of 147 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Cuisines: Greek, Fast Food
Most recent review
- Oct 22, 2013
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This place used to be so good, the go-to place for a great greasy delicious gyros sandwich. you know, when you had a hankering for one. No more. I stopped by here for lunch with a friend recently and it was just awful. We ordered the 'kings' as always but this was food fit more for peasants. A pile of... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

The place is a hole in the wall. And, I can't wait to return! They make no bones about being anything other than what they are, and where they have been for... (seems like) ever? The almost eponymous King Gyros is legendary in my world. Yes, my world relishes a couple nostrils full of feta every now and again. And... More

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153 reviews 153 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

I have been going here for 30+ years. They are all about their gyros sandwiches - I don't think I have ever ordered anything else. Hot pita, lots of meat, and a heaping portion of onions, tomatoes, and tzatziki sauce. Fries are always hot and fresh. Zero ambiance - just a bunch of Formica tables. Here it is all about... More

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